The Longform Guide to Cocaine
How a Mexican drug cartel makes its billions.
Scott Storch, a producer who earned six figures for beats he made in less than an hour, was worth an estimated $70 million. Then he blew it all in a bizarre cocaine binge.
BMF: The Complete Series
The rise and fall of the Black Mafia Family, once one of the largest cocaine empires in American history.
New York Is Killing Me
A profile of Gil-Scott Heron.
The Mystery of the Tainted Cocaine
How the bulk of the cocaine entering the U.S. ends up cut with a cattle dewormer.
Searching for the Godmother of Crime
A profile of Griselda Blanco, aka the “Black Widow,” who pioneered the cocaine trade in New York and Miami.
Dan Aykroyd, John Belushi and the making of The Blues Brothers.
The Perfect Dealer
Customer feedback on the New York City coke dealing industry.
Two aggressive Dallas cops. One confidential informant. Hundreds of pounds of cocaine. Fifty-three drug traffickers busted. Sound too good to be true? It was.